"Investigation of Stephen J. Dubner & Steven D. Levitt Article" - Charles Patton - Florida Times Union

"Investigation of Stephen J. Dubner & Steven D. Levitt Article" - Charles Patton - Florida Times Union

A times-Union investigation reveals embellishments by Stetson Kennedy, but finds support for the events his books depicts.

by: Charles Patton | publication date: January 29, 2006 | Publication: Florida Times-Union |

". . . As Dubner and Leavitt contend, The Klan Unmasked is not a straightforward work of nonfiction. Although all of the events described in the narrative are supported by documents in the collection, a few have been embellished and quite a few have been given a slightly different context. A number of incidents described firsthand by Kennedy in the book were actually witnessed by someone else or came from third-party accounts . . ."

Follow-up investigation by Charles Patton of the Florida Times-Union of the Dubner-Levitt revisit of Stetson Kennedy's work.

Access to online material.